TAMPA, FL - MARCH 2: A fan uses her cell phone to shoot video of Nate Thompson #44 of the Tampa Bay Lightning walking out of the tunnel for pre-game skate against the New York Rangers at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on March 2, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)
I think I'm lucky to be here and you definitely don't take very many things for granted, if you take anything for granted. I definitely put my family and my wife and my close family in perspective, that they're the most important thing in the world. I want to do whatever I can to play hockey, but like I said, under the right circumstances.
— Stars forward Rich Peverley to "The Musers" radio show on The Ticket 1310 AM in Dallas